The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 16 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 114 115 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 13.67% 12.71% 11.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.07% 14.86% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 114 99 98
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Software Engineering
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
668 774 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.10% 85.52% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 632 602 722
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 101 (49.51%) JavaScript
2 86 (42.16%) Linux
3 76 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (35.78%) HTML
5 72 (35.29%) C++
6 69 (33.82%) CSS
7 64 (31.37%) TDD
8 63 (30.88%) Web Development
8 63 (30.88%) Java
8 63 (30.88%) C#
9 60 (29.41%) PHP
10 59 (28.92%) MVC
11 54 (26.47%) Python
12 49 (24.02%) .NET
13 48 (23.53%) Git (software)
14 47 (23.04%) AngularJS
15 45 (22.06%) Computer Science
16 41 (20.10%) OOP
17 37 (18.14%) SQL Server
17 37 (18.14%) LAMP
18 36 (17.65%) MySQL
19 34 (16.67%) Multithreading
20 32 (15.69%) Degree
21 31 (15.20%) ASP.NET
22 30 (14.71%) PHP 5
23 28 (13.73%) Subversion
23 28 (13.73%) SQL
23 28 (13.73%) Apache
24 27 (13.24%) Big Data
25 26 (12.75%) Windows

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (13.73%) Apache
2 20 (9.80%) Node.js
3 6 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.47%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.98%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.98%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) nginx
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 18 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) IaaS
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.25%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.94%) Network Security
3 4 (1.96%) Internet
4 1 (0.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) LAN
4 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.14%) SQL Server
2 36 (17.65%) MySQL
3 27 (13.24%) Big Data
4 18 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.43%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 28 (13.73%) Subversion
3 20 (9.80%) Jenkins
4 17 (8.33%) JIRA
5 11 (5.39%) Selenium
6 10 (4.90%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.41%) Grunt
8 5 (2.45%) Maven
8 5 (2.45%) Mockito
8 5 (2.45%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.47%) gulp
10 2 (0.98%) NUnit
10 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.49%) Bower
11 1 (0.49%) Gradle
11 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.49%) JUnit
11 1 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.49%) RubyMine
General
1 10 (4.90%) Finance
2 7 (3.43%) Electronics
3 6 (2.94%) Retail
4 5 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.96%) Marketing
5 4 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.47%) Military
7 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (45.59%) Software Engineer
2 91 (44.61%) Developer
3 54 (26.47%) C++ Software Engineer
4 34 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 32 (15.69%) PHP Developer
6 28 (13.73%) Java Engineer
7 27 (13.24%) Java Software Engineer
8 26 (12.75%) Senior Software Engineer
9 25 (12.25%) Senior Developer
10 20 (9.80%) C# Software Engineer
11 18 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (8.82%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 17 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
13 11 (5.39%) .NET Software Engineer
13 11 (5.39%) C Software Engineer
13 11 (5.39%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 11 (5.39%) Senior C# Software Engineer
13 11 (5.39%) Senior PHP Developer
14 10 (4.90%) Java Developer
15 9 (4.41%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (35.78%) HTML
2 69 (33.82%) CSS
3 49 (24.02%) .NET
4 47 (23.04%) AngularJS
5 37 (18.14%) LAMP
6 31 (15.20%) ASP.NET
7 26 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (12.25%) HTML5
9 22 (10.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (10.78%) Laravel
10 21 (10.29%) jQuery
11 20 (9.80%) .NET Framework
11 20 (9.80%) JSON
12 19 (9.31%) CSS3
12 19 (9.31%) Web Services
13 17 (8.33%) Entity Framework
14 16 (7.84%) RESTful
15 15 (7.35%) STL
16 12 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 12 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.06%) Computer Science
2 20 (9.80%) Mathematics
3 15 (7.35%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.41%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.92%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (3.43%) Statistics
7 6 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.94%) Physics
8 5 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.45%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.96%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.47%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.47%) Machine to Machine
11 2 (0.98%) Fintech
11 2 (0.98%) Life Science
11 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.98%) User Experience
12 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.49%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 86 (42.16%) Linux
2 26 (12.75%) Windows
3 22 (10.78%) Debian
4 16 (7.84%) Unix
5 10 (4.90%) Android
5 10 (4.90%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.45%) CentOS
7 4 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (31.37%) TDD
3 63 (30.88%) Web Development
4 59 (28.92%) MVC
5 41 (20.10%) OOP
6 34 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 25 (12.25%) OO
8 24 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
9 23 (11.27%) Scrum
10 18 (8.82%) BDD
11 17 (8.33%) User Stories
12 13 (6.37%) OOD
13 11 (5.39%) Information Security
14 10 (4.90%) Android Development
14 10 (4.90%) Front End Development
14 10 (4.90%) iOS Development
14 10 (4.90%) Mobile Development
14 10 (4.90%) SDLC
15 9 (4.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 101 (49.51%) JavaScript
2 72 (35.29%) C++
3 63 (30.88%) C#
3 63 (30.88%) Java
4 60 (29.41%) PHP
5 54 (26.47%) Python
6 30 (14.71%) PHP 5
7 28 (13.73%) SQL
8 25 (12.25%) C
9 22 (10.78%) Perl
9 22 (10.78%) PHP 7
10 13 (6.37%) Ruby
11 8 (3.92%) R
12 4 (1.96%) F#
12 4 (1.96%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.98%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.49%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 32 (15.69%) Degree
2 11 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (6.86%) Oracle
2 5 (2.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.96%) Twitter
3 4 (1.96%) Zend
4 3 (1.47%) SAP
5 2 (0.98%) Atmel
5 2 (0.98%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.98%) ESRI
6 1 (0.49%) BMC
6 1 (0.49%) CA
6 1 (0.49%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco
6 1 (0.49%) HP
6 1 (0.49%) IBM
6 1 (0.49%) NetApp
6 1 (0.49%) Nokia
6 1 (0.49%) Progress
6 1 (0.49%) VMware
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